A collection of question & answers, flashcards, and notes about head and neck anatomy.

This collection is good for medical students, USMLE, INBDE, and MCAT exams takers.

Study Set Content:
1- Flashcard

How many branches does the facial nerve have?

The facial nerve has 5 branches which are from the bottom:

  • Cervical.
  • Marginal mandibular.
  • Buccal.
  • Zygomatic.
  • Temporal.
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2- Flashcard

Where does the facial nerve originate?

The nerve arises in the pons, in the brainstem.

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3- Flashcard

The facial nerve exits the facial canal via...

The stylomastoid foramen

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4- Question

What branch of the facial nerve is responsible for innervating the anterior 2/3 of the tongue with the special sense of taste?

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Chorda Tympani
5- Question

The foramen magnum is an oval shaped opening in the

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Occiptal bone
Temporal bone
Ethmoid bone
6- Flashcard

The maxillary artery is a branch of the

external carotid artery

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